Baylee M. Brown
A fierce advocate for her clients, Baylee M. Brown understands that many find themselves in difficult situations, sometimes at no fault of their own. Her strong legal research, writing, negotiation, and communication skills have proven her to be a valuable asset to the Banks & Jones team, with a stellar future waiting for her with the firm. Ms. Brown has vast knowledge of legal procedure and works tirelessly to ensure that she provides the most zealous efforts for those that entrust her with their legal needs.
Baylee M. Brown is a Putnam County native from Middle Tennessee. Upon graduating from Upperman High School in 2016, Ms. Brown began her matriculation on her journey to law school at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. During her time at Tennessee Tech, Ms. Brown enjoyed a healthy involvement across campus. She spent a large portion of her time with Delta Gamma Fraternity, working to champion Tennessee School for the Blind, located in Nashville, Tennessee. She also served as the Student Government Associate Supreme Court Justice, as well as the Executive Vice President of Panhellenic Counsel. Ms. Brown was fortunate enough to be chosen as a Tennessee Tech Peer Mentor, which allowed her to not only guide other students, but to foster great relations with university professors.
While working on her undergraduate degree, Ms. Brown committed her work life to serve the patrons of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – Store #15. Ms. Brown spent her time as a valued member of Cracker Barrel climbing the ranks, to where she achieved the highest level of accomplishment – a 4 star (****) red apron. Ms. Brown’s Cracker Barrel par level shows precisely the type of fierce and dedicated advocate she always strives to be. Ms. Brown remains grateful for the ability to provide the utmost care to her clients.
After graduating from Tennessee Tech in 2019, Ms. Brown left Putnam County, Tennessee, to pursue her legal education at Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law in downtown Knoxville. As a law student, she was a Moot Court competitor, where she was not only named a Washington D.C. Semi Finalist, but she was recognized as the 5th Overall Best Oral Advocate in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Additionally, she proved to be a leader among her peers. Ms. Brown worked tirelessly on behalf of the Duncan School of Law as the president of numerous organizations, specifically, the Mock Trial Program, as well as the Women of the Law Society. Her commitment to her community service during her academic tenure earned her several awards, including the President Abraham Lincoln Pro Bono Award, as well as nominations for recognition of her character and leadership skills. While working as a peer mentor and school representative, Ms. Brown earned her law degree with honors in May of 2022.
Ms. Brown understands the importance of community involvement and dedicates her time working with local high school mock trial teams, selective pro bono cases each year, and expressed interest in certain non-profit organizations such as Conservation Fisheries, Inc. Moreover, Ms. Brown prizes the importance of interacting with her fellow colleagues in the legal community, as well as staying up-to-date on the ever changing laws in Tennessee through continued education courses. Ms. Brown is an active member and volunteer of the following organizations:
- Delta Gamma Fraternity, Knoxville Alumnae Chapter
- The Boys and Girls Club
- Ronald McDonald House
Outside of the courtroom, Baylee M. Brown loves to spend her time hiking with her German Shepherd, Teddi; working on household projects at the direction of her father, Robert L. Brown II; as well as working out with her best friends, Abby and Lauren. Baylee and her father are avid F1 (Formula One) fans, and look forward to visiting the array of tracks located all across the globe.
- J.D., cum laude, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, 2022
- B.S., magna cum laude, Sociology: Criminal Justice, Tennessee Technological University, 2019
- High School Diploma, summa cum laude, Upperman High School, 2016